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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Faculty - Department of Humanistic Management and Hospitality

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The Department of Humanistic Management and Hospitality in the School of Management at University of San Francisco (USF) is hiring an Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023. This is a full-time faculty, tenure track position based in San Francisco, California.

Working at USF's School of Management offers the opportunity to participate in a collaborative and supportive environment with colleagues who have substantial business experience, teaching knowledge, and research expertise. The school welcomes discipline-based and theoretical academic teaching and research as well as interdisciplinary, practice-oriented, or community-engaged scholarship.

Full Job Description:

Job Responsibilities : As an Assistant Professor, you will actively engage in teaching, research, and service activities. Key job responsibilities include: teaching 18 units per year; conducting and publishing high quality academic research in peer-reviewed journals; and meaningfully participating in department, school, university, and community service activities.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a doctorate in organizational behavior, management, organizational psychology, social psychology, human resource management, or related discipline by August 1, 2023. Of note, we are not seeking Hospitality applicants at this time. Additionally, you need to demonstrate evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service. This includes experience:

  • Serving as the primary instructor or teaching assistant for undergraduate or graduate courses on topics related to organizational behavior, leadership, teams, ethical decision-making, organization development, change management, management consulting, and research methods.
  • Publishing research in peer reviewed journals and/or presenting research as academic conferences.
  • Leading and/or serving on committees, boards, or clubs to help advance organization or community goals.

It is also essential that you can articulate how to connect theoretical research and teaching to practice in organizational and business settings. Preference will be given to applicants with work experience and/or research directly related to the practice of management.

Finally, as a Jesuit institution, USF embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants must be committed to social justice and demonstrate their ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff. Applicants must have a strong equity lens supportive of USF's Jesuit mission, exemplifying cultural humility, and possessing a proven record of embracing differences and creating safe inclusive spaces and working environments.

About University of San Francisco, School of Management, and Department : Since 1855, the University of San Francisco has dedicated itself to offering dynamic educational programs. USF is committed to being a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective. We are committed to educating hearts and minds to cultivate the whole person, to pursue learning as a lifelong humanizing and liberating social activity, and to make excellence the standard for teaching, scholarship, creative expression, and service.

The School of Management offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in business, nonprofit, and public administration. It is an exciting time to be at the University of San Francisco's School of Management. Our MBA program was recently ranked as one of the top 100 in the world by US News and World Report overall and as one of the top 30 MBAs for marketing. The school has accreditation from AACSB, NASPAA, and WASC.

At the heart of the Humanistic Management and Hospitality department is a shift in the understanding of the function and purpose of organizations. Specifically, Humanistic Management asserts that organizations should function to serve and enhance the well-being and dignity of human beings, promote the intrinsic value of all life, and subordinate wealth creation when determining organizational goals. Simply put, organizations should work for human beings, not the other way around. Our department aims to make organizations more humane by teaching and embodying humanistic management practices. We have one undergraduate major in Management, one undergraduate major in Hospitality, and one graduate program in Organization Development. We also teach several courses in the part-time, full-time, and Executive MBA programs.

Commitment to Diversity and Social Justice: The University of San Francisco is entering into the second year of a faculty diversity hiring initiative. During the first year 70% of new full-time faculty hires were Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPoC), compared to 36% of our current full-time faculty. Junior BIPoC faculty are invited to participate in a supportive cohort, and receive mentoring, community building and peer to peer opportunities coordinated by the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion and Faculty Excellence. In addition, all new faculty have access to a free membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (https://myusf.usfca.edu/crase/national-center-for-faculty-development-and-diversity) and support from the Center for Teaching Excellence and Center for Research, Artistic, and Scholarly Excellence (https://www.usfca.edu/crase).

To Apply: For more information and to apply online, please go to www.usfjobs.com. Applications should be submitted by September 15, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Only fully completed applications will be considered which include: (1) one page cover letter explaining interest in the position; (2) current curriculum vitae (CV); (3) research statement (max. 2 pages); (4) research sample (e.g., recently published paper or work in progress); (5) teaching statement (max. 2 pages); (6) teaching sample (e.g., course syllabus). Additionally, all candidates should submit a Diversity Statement demonstrating their approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion in a higher education context. Of note, reference letters are not needed at this time.

Questions should be directed to the Department and search committee chair, Courtney Masterson, at cmasterson@usfca.edu.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to "Change the World From Here." For more information, visit http://www.usfca.edu.

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